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Official Obituary of

Edwin Allen Short

October 3, 1934 ~ August 9, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Edwin Short Obituary

Edwin Allen Short of Canton, died peacefully at home with his family August 9, 2023. He was 88 years old. Ed worked as a self-employed Certified Public Accountant serving many Canton and surrounding families for decades. He was a past member of the Knights of Columbus. He sang in the choir for both St. John the Evangelist and St. Gerard Majella churches in Canton for many years. He was a past Canton Youth Hockey coach, an avid golfer, a Boston Bruins fan, and enjoyed playing the trumpet and listening to Irish and Country music. Son of the late Edwin and Frances Short. Devoted husband to Lois R. Short (Miner). Loving father of David A. Short and his wife Lyn of Norwood, Patricia Walsh and her husband William of Roslindale, James Edwin Short and his wife Karen of South Easton, Gail M. Sullivan and her husband Joseph of Hanover, Deborah A. Short of Canton, and Jean M. Gillis and her husband Christopher of Canton. Brother of the late Barbara Judge and Dorothea Steeves. He is also the proud grandfather to 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Visiting hours in the Pushard Family Funeral Home 210 Sherman St., Canton, Sunday August 13 from 3-6. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday in St. Oscar Romero Catholic Church 700 Washington St., Canton at 10 AM. Interment Canton Corner Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ed’s memory to St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or Alzheimer’s Association

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
August 13, 2023

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sherman St (Canton)

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
August 14, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Oscar Romero Catholic Church (Washington St, Canton)

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